Stella Bain

Stella Bain

Anita Shreve


"Shreve's 17th novel is a sad but hopeful tale of affection, reminiscence, loss, and rebuilding....The novel is either gentle and harsh....Shreve's considerate, provocative old story has sleek resonance." ---Publishers Weekly

Stella Bain has no reminiscence of her earlier whilst she wakes up in a medical institution mattress in Marne, France. it's 1916, and he or she wears the uniform of a British battle nurse yet speaks with an American accessory. once she is ready, Stella units out for London, the place she hopes to discover solutions. What she discovers-with assistance from Dr. August Bridge, who takes an curiosity in her case-both shocks and startles. As Stella's thoughts come racing again, she needs to adopt a trip around the ocean to confront the haunted earlier of the lady she used to be.

In this gripping old drama that transports us from Europe to the United States and again back, Anita Shreve weaves an engrossing story approximately love and reminiscence, set opposed to the backdrop of a battle that devastated a complete new release.

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